A fire risk has forced Kawasaki Australia to recalled 54 Ninja ZX-10R, RR and R SE models over an engine management issue.
The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says:
The Engine Control Unit (ECU) programming may cause the engine to after fire when the Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) function is used under heavy engine load (high rpm and throttle opening over 50%). This may cause the air suction valves to become deformed and/or broken. Continued use of the motorcycle with this condition may also damage surrounding parts. If this occurs, there is an increased risk of fire or accident and injury to the rider or other road users.
Owners will be advised by mail to contact an authorised Kawasaki Dealership to arrange a time to have a modification completed free of charge.
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A list of the vehicle identification numbers of all 2019/20 models affected by the fire risk is included at the end of this article.